Banal Truths and Beautiful Lies.

Lee-Price, Simon (2019) Banal Truths and Beautiful Lies. Novos. Bucks Research and Impact Journal (1). ISSN 2633-2868

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Abstract

Inspired by Freud’s observation in ‘The Wolf Man’ that the truth is banal, this essay discusses Hoffmann’s ‘The Sandman’, Salinger’s ‘Catcher in the Rye’ and Berman’s creative use of the (mis)translated phrase from Marx, ‘All that is solid melts into air’, to illustrate the productive potential of misinterpreting words.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Berman, Freud, Hoffmann, Marx, Salinger
Depositing User: RED Unit Admin
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2019 14:25
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2019 10:10
URI: http://bucks.repository.guildhe.ac.uk/id/eprint/17915

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